16 June – 16 July 2014
Liverpool’s first official festival celebrating arts & culture from refugee communities and discourse around the refugee experience. we are bringing together refugees and the wider communities, individuals, grassroots, small and larger organisations for a 31 day experience across the whole city.
Beginning on the first day of refugee week, and finishing 16 July this programme will act as a prologue and epilogue to Liverpool One World Festival.
There will be a wide range of activity, events and programmes; music, exhibitions, campaigning, discussions, socials, art actions, workshops, education, awareness raising, poetry, drama, storytelling, film shows, meet & greet, living books, food & more.
Here are some of the highlights:
Festival Launch & Family Day – 15 June, 13.00 – 17.00 (Part of Love Lodge Lane)
“A Message to…” Installation, Liverpool waterfront – 16 June, 10.00 – 17.00
Festival 31 are inviting your ideas for celebration, creativity, exploration or awareness raising under the theme ‘journeys to freedom’ for people who are refugees. If you would like to forward an idea please go to the Join us page.